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Apple issues Leopard update with Flashback removal tool

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Folks still rocking Apple's Leopard may have been feeling left out after Lion and Snow Leopard both got an update for addressing that Flashback malware. If you're one of them, you'll be glad to know that Apple has finally issued a Leopard fix that comes with a removal tool...
Apple issues Leopard update with Flashback removal tool
Apple releases update to Leopard, includes Flashback removal tool

Adobe announces rapid release cycle for Flash, starting now with version 11.5

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Adobe today announced it is moving Flash Player to a rapid release cycle. That means that as of Adobe Flash Player 11.5 beta, the software will be getting significantly more frequent updates. If you’re scratching your head because you’re getting a feeling of déjà vu, let me explain. In March...
Adobe announces rapid release cycle for Flash, starting now with version 11.5

Apple Updates Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with Flashback Removal Tool, Flash Player Disabler

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While Apple moved fairly quickly to release software tools for OS X Lion and Snow Leopard to remove the Flashback malware from infected systems and patch the Java vulnerability it exploited, users of earlier operating system versions have remained vulnerable. Apple addressed that issue today for users of Mac OS...
Apple Updates Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with Flashback Removal Tool, Flash Player Disabler

Most PC security problems come from unpatched third-party Windows apps

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If you've got 99 security problems, odds are Microsoft's not one—or at least it's just a minority of them. In its annual review of software vulnerabilities, security software firm Secunia found that 86 percent of vulnerabilities discovered on systems scanned by its software in the 50 most popular Windows...
Most PC security problems come from unpatched third-party Windows apps
Vizio announces Co-Star with Google TV and OnLive gaming, available next month for $99

Google declares Flash is now 'fully sandboxed' in Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

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Google today announced that Adobe Flash Player is now “fully sandboxed” in Chrome on all desktop platforms it supports: Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. This is a big achievement on the security side of things, especially given the many vulnerabilities and 0-days frequently found in Flash. For those who...
Google declares Flash is now 'fully sandboxed' in Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS

Software updates bring Flashback removal, Flash disabling to OS X Leopard

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Apple on Monday released two software updates that bring recent OS X Lion security fixes regarding Java and Adobe Flash Player to Macs running previous generation operating system OS X 10.5 Leopard....
Software updates bring Flashback removal, Flash disabling to OS X Leopard
Google Chrome updated with new Flash Player, better Mountain Lion compatibility
Adobe updates Flash Player 11.3, fixes Firefox crash issues

Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash, Reader, and Acrobat

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Today is the second Tuesday of January--which makes it the first Patch Tuesday of 2013. Adobe is addressing a few critical vulnerabilities in its software as well this Patch Tuesday. Adobe issued two Security Bulletins. The first, APSB13-01, is for Adobe Flash. The bulletin states that versions of Adobe...
Adobe patches critical flaws in Flash, Reader, and Acrobat

Adobe Flash Player returns to Google Play store in UK, thanks to BBC

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iPlayer needs it Adobe Flash is available in the Google Play for UK Android users following pressure from a group of strategic partners including the BBC. "Flash Player continues to be available on Google Play for users in the UK for a short while due to requests from strategic...
Adobe Flash Player returns to Google Play store in UK, thanks to BBC
Sprint rolling out Android 4.1 update to Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S
Sprint updates Galaxy Nexus to Jelly Bean, Verizon continues to take its time

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Keeping Adobe Flash Player Secure

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Although they can be annoying, Adobe's frequent updates to its Flash player and other software can help keep your computer safer....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Keeping Adobe Flash Player Secure
Windows 8 Release Preview debuts, Microsoft confirms $15 upgrade promotion

Vizio Co-Star Google TV-streaming box now available for $99 pre-order [Video]

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We told you last month that the Vizio Co-Star received a $99 price tag, but the set-top box is now officially available for pre-order today. Those who are interested in the Google TV-streaming box can go to www.vizio.com/costar to pick it up. It is exclusively sold on Vizio’s website for $99.99 USD...
Vizio Co-Star Google TV-streaming box now available for $99 pre-order [Video]

Wise TiVi wants to bring apps, gaming and web to your HDTV with its Android-based HDMI stick

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Wise Tivi has introduced an Android-based HDMI stick that brings apps, web browsing and gaming to your HDTV. Among its features include access to YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and Vimeo, as well as Android web browsers like Chrome and Firefox which support the Adobe Flash protocol. Wise TiVi is currently accepting...
Wise TiVi wants to bring apps, gaming and web to your HDTV with its Android-based HDMI stick

Google Chrome: Now With An Even More Secure Flash Player For Windows

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Google Chrome: Now With An Even More Secure Flash Player For Windows: Viet-Trung Luu, from the Google Chrome team: With last week's Chrome Stable update, we took a major step forward in security by bringing an even deeper level of sandbox protection to Adobe Flash Player on Windows. Since 2010,...
Google Chrome: Now With An Even More Secure Flash Player For Windows

German agency recommends Chrome to keep PC users safe

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Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has released its best practice recommendations for PC users, and those of you in-tune with the browser wars will be interested to hear that the agency chose Chrome as the safest option. The BSI cites the browser's built-in sandboxing, auto-updating, and bundled...
German agency recommends Chrome to keep PC users safe

Microsoft's security team is killing it: Not one product on Kaspersky's top 10 vulnerabilities list

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Security firm Kaspersky has released its latest IT Threat Evolution report. There were some interesting findings in the report, as always, but the most interesting thing that stuck out was all the way at the bottom: Microsoft products no longer feature among the Top 10 products with vulnerabilities. This is...
Microsoft's security team is killing it: Not one product on Kaspersky's top 10 vulnerabilities list

Adobe issues security update for Flash player, warns against IE exploit

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Internet Explorer associated with an exploit? Color us shocked. Facetiousness aside, it's seriously about time you switched over to Chrome or Firefox (as a mitigation tool; not a foolproof solution), and if you're a desktop user relying on Flash Player, well... it's about time you updated that, too. Adobe...
Adobe issues security update for Flash player, warns against IE exploit

How To Get Flash On Your iPad

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A reader wants to play Flash files on an iPad. What are the options? My iPad seems not to support the Adobe Flash Player, which is a nuisance. Is there a solution or any alternative short of buying a tablet that does support the player? David Buck, by email Not...
How To Get Flash On Your iPad

Apple Updates Anti-Malware Software to Block Older Versions of Adobe Flash Player Plug-in

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As noted by Jim Dalrymple of The Loop, Apple today updated its malware definition file "Xprotect.plist" to block older versions of Adobe Flash Player in Safari. Versions of Flash that come before the latest 11.6.602.171 update will be automatically blacklisted. To help protect users from a recent vulnerability, Apple has...
Apple Updates Anti-Malware Software to Block Older Versions of Adobe Flash Player Plug-in

Cybercriminals use fake Apple iTunes invoices and IRS warnings to infect Windows users with malware

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Cybercriminals are using an old trick to encourage Apple iTunes users into downloading malware onto their Windows machines. Their ultimate goal is to steal money from your bank account, judging by the Trojan being pushed in the spam, but to do so a lot of pieces have to fall neatly...
Cybercriminals use fake Apple iTunes invoices and IRS warnings to infect Windows users with malware

Apple blacklists older versions of Flash plug-in due to security risk

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Just as it did with some versions of Java, Apple has now blocked older versions of Adobe's Flash plug-in to protect Mac users from security risks. In a new support document posted to its website on Friday, Apple explained that it has already updated its plug-in blocking tool built...
Apple blacklists older versions of Flash plug-in due to security risk

BBC iPlayer for Android can now be streamed over 3G

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Last February, the BBC launched iPlayer for Android in the UK, and it has notched up 1.3 million installations since. Whilst the programmes were initially only available to view over WiFi, this is set to change with the latest incarnation of the app, with 3G streaming now included, in addition...
BBC iPlayer for Android can now be streamed over 3G

Apple blocks older versions of Adobe Flash Player in web plug-in update

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In a support document published on Friday, Apple confirmed that it has blocked older versions of Flash to protect Safari users from recently discovered vulnerabilities in the web content player....
Apple blocks older versions of Adobe Flash Player in web plug-in update

Apple blocks older versions of Adobe Flash Player plug-in in Safari web browser

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Apple has today updated Safari’s web plug-in blocking mechanism to disable older versions of the Adobe Flash Player. The update, noted by Jim Dalrymple of The Loop, is likely in response to recently exposed vulnerabilities in Flash. The update is automatic and affects Safari’s web plug-ins only, not Adobe Flash...
Apple blocks older versions of Adobe Flash Player plug-in in Safari web browser
Google pushes out Chrome 18 with improved graphics and security fixes
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